AskDefine | Define disputatious

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disputatious adj : inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit" [syn: contentious, disputative, litigious]

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  1. Of or relating to something that is in question as to its value or intent.
  2. Inclined to argue or debate; provoking debate.


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